Why a double click in the upper left corner closes the Window

Ever wondered why a double click in the upper left corner closes the Window although there is no close icon? Well I have no proof for this, but assume that this is because in the early days of Windows, the only way to close a Window with the mouse was to DoubleClick on the Window Menu icon in the upper left corner as on the upper right side of the Window there were only buttons Read More …

ToolTip: Bits GUI Admin

In an earlier post Using BITS for file downloads I wrote about how to use BITS for file transfers. Today I had a BITS related topic at work, so needed a brief refresher and found some additional interesting things. First I came across a TechNet Utility Spotlight article Scripting Trouble-Free downloads with BITS. If you are interested in creating your own BITS based download scripts, read this article and download the provided bitsjob.vbs and bitsjob.cmd Read More …

ToolTip – RichCopy

This week I read the Utility Spotlight article on TechNet about RichCopy. RichCopy is a great tool for copying, synchronizing and moving file contents around. Consider RichCopy as an enhanced robocopy GUI. One of the great features is that it can use multiple threads for file copying activities. I’ve been using it only for 2 days now, but I’m sure it becomes part of my must have toolset.

A GUI for Robocopy

Some of you might now this already, I just came across this today 🙂 Although i prefer command lines, I must admit that i like this tool, as it allows you to either run the command immediately or save it as a script. And for some reasons I have always had a bit of a “typo” issue using robocoy. . Read Article and download the tool here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc160891.aspx